Nicki Minaj to perform at NBA All-Star game

The NBA All-Star players will be getting quite the introduction

this year: Nicki Minaj will sing a medley of her hits as the

players are announced to the crowd.

Minaj is part of a celeb lineup for the All-Star game, to be

held Feb. 26 in Orlando, Fla. Mary J. Blige will sing the U.S.

national anthem and the group Neverest will sing the Canadian

anthem. Pitbull, along with Ne-Yo and Nayer, will perform during

the halftime show.

Will.i.am, Flo Rida and ”The Voice” winner Javier Colon are

expected to perform at All-Star pregame events on Feb. 25.

Common, Ne-Yo, Kevin Hart and other stars will participate in

the Feb. 24 All-Star celebrity game. The coaches will feature

All-Star players Dwight Howard and Kevin Durant.